Cyber Safety Presentation - Telethon Speech and Hearing
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Cyber Safety Presentation

This is the seminar that no parent or child educator can afford to miss. Experts on cyber safety and internet awareness presenting, all your questions and more will be answered.

Cyber Safety Presentation

Cyber Safety Presentation

Does your child play Fortnite and other online games?

Does your child play Fortnite and other online games?

Are you aware of incidents of cyber bullying in your school?

Are you aware of incidents of cyber bullying in your school?

Do you know what a healthy and safe amount of screen time is for your child?

Do you know what a healthy and safe amount of screen time is for your child?

This is the seminar that no parent or child educator can afford to miss.

With 3 of Australia’s leading experts on cyber safety and internet awareness presenting, all your questions and more will be answered.
The online landscape is a minefield for both parents and teachers and it is important to be educated in what the current issues and threats are facing our children, and how to best address them.

Join us for a seminar that will cover the following topics and more:

  • How predators are using online platforms to bully and groom young children.
  • The increase in gaming networks and apps such as Fortnite and Tik Tok being used to access increasingly younger children.
  • Where the greatest risk of online grooming is occurring
  • The marked increase in cyberflashing across WA 
  • How to best prevent your children and students from becoming cyber victims, but also how to deal with it if they do.
  • What the recommended screen times are for children of various ages
Photo of Melanie Epstein, Program Manager at Telethon Kids Institute.

Melanie Epstein

Program Manager at Telethon Kids Institute

The Telethon Kids Institute is based within Perth Children’s Hospital and is one of the largest and most successful medical research institutes in Australia.

Melanie and her team are currently working on a new research project that focuses on the safe and positive use of digital devices by young children. Melanie will also share up to date resources and information for school leadership teams and parents.

Photo of Jordan Foster, Managing Director of YSafe and Clinical Psychologist.

Jordan Foster

Managing Director of YSafe and Clinical Psychologist

Jordan is formally recognised as one of Australia’s leading cyber safety experts and was the winner of the 2018 WA Young Achiever Award for founding ySafe.

ySafe is Australia’s most trusted provider of online safety education and consultation for students, parents, schools and organisations, and is comprised of an award winning team of psychologists, education specialists and law enforcers.

Jordan also specialises in clinical practice working with children and teenagers with issues relating to technology use, including problematic gaming, excessive screen time & cyber bullying.

Photo of Paul Litherland Former police officer & Founder of Surf Online Safe

Paul Litherland

Former police officer & Founder of Surf Online Safe

Paul is highly regarded as one of Australia’s leading key-note speakers on internet awareness.

Paul was a police officer for 20 years, including working within the Technology Crime Investigation Unit.

In this role he dealt personally with victims of cyber-bullying, grooming and predatory behaviour and this led him to create Surf Online Safe (SOS) as a way to drive change.

Photo of Sian Williams, Founder and Ambassador of Kidzucate.

We will also hear from young Sian Williams, Founder and Ambassador of Kidzucate.

12 year old Sian Williams suffered bullying at school at a very young age due to her stutter. Sian refused to become another statistic and found a fun, kid friendly solution to her problem. Sian will speak about her personal experience of bullying and how she was able to overcome it.

Event Details

Date: Wed 14th August, 2019

Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm (Presentations and Q & A session)

Location: Main Auditorium, Telethon Speech & Hearing, 36 Dodd St, Wembley

Cost: $35 per person with all proceeds supporting TSH

Capacity is strictly limited. Book early to avoid disappointment.

Email us at speech@tsh.org.au Or Ph: 08 9387 9888

Tickets

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Date: Wednesday, 14 August @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Cost: $30 – $35

Venue: Telethon Speech & Hearing